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be very interesting. still ahead, a critical decision loom for the prop 8 in california. we'll have reaction from both sides and how fran is preparing for tomorrow's ruling. >>> also, lotto fans rejoice. the new option coming to california and what it could mean for the state budget. plus -- >> reporter: and speaking of that state budget, in tonight's reality check, we look at redevelopments and whether or not claims are true that city governments could be bilked by the state out of their own land. >>> good evening. i'm jeff ranieri in the weather center. we're tracking the storm as rain moves in across the bay. >>> for decades, redevelop many served as a tool for cities until the great recession hit and california's governor dissolved them to save money. some local governments say they're losing more than they ever bargained for. in only the's reality check, sam brock examines one city's claim that the state of california might rob its taxpayers of hundreds of millions in assets. >> good evening. this subject matter is all on display in a letter sent to santa clara taxpayers in whi
today california leaders say the solution can be found in what happened on election day. >> on this veterans day, congresswoman nancy pelosi saluted the service of our veterans but spoke extensively about the fiscal cliff. >> we have a deficit we have to deal with. we he to do it with growth, contraction of jobs and cuts and revenue. >> when she returns to washington, she'll be facing a house of representatives still led by republicans who continue to dig their heals in against raising taxes on the wealthy. >> the american people have spoken. the president made tax fairness a center pee -- center northeastpiece of his campaign. >> a sentiment he can bowed by the governor. >> our correct as nation that can govern itself is on the chopping block, and, yes, cuts going forward of certain commitments, that has to be addressed and so also revenue, and revenue means taxes. >> brown championed proposition 30. it passed last week and will raise $6 million a year by slightly hiking sales taxes and raising income taxes on high-wage earners. >> i can tell you in california, you can
hit him in the head with a bottle near oakland's courtyard marriott hotel. >>> now that california voters have rejected a plan to end the death penalty there's a push in the opposite direction. a growing number of prosecutors and law enforcement officials is lobbying the state to resume executions. they point to the defeat the proposition that would have scrapped the death penalty. the state currently has 725 death row inmates, 14 of them have exhausted their appeals process. >>> you could see the smoke across the bay area when the refinery fire erupted. how chevron is asking neighbors to think about the possibility of a next time. >> and a hands-on lesson in the fascinating and delicious world of mollusks. how these are laying the groundwork for a new generation of san francisco bay oysters. ,,,, ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a brand new medicare prescription drug plan. it's called the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. and it's for people who want the lowest part d premium in the united states... only $15 a month. and copays could be as low as a dollar. s
. california emergency management agency is encouraging us tv emergency kit stocked with things lick battery operated radio and flashlight with extra battery. 3 day supply of food and water for every member of the family and manual can opener. guidelines for stocking emergency kit and developing plan for your family in an emergency are posted on our web site. check it out when you can. good important information there. >> as we continue, water war in the central valley. >> there's enough water for everybody but not for everybody greed. >>reporter: coming up next. historic step to restoring the san joaquin river. 7 news at 9 [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for cr
. >>> democrats have a super majority in california. >>> the bay area honors veterans with parades and a new memorial and two world war ii veterans share their stories with us. >>> good evening. a massive explosion that could be felt for miles. the resulting fire destroyed homes in a two block hadeious. nobody seems to know what caused the blast in an indianapolis neighborhood. it could take weeks to figure it out. >> reporter: an explosion leveled homes in the middle of a neighborhood, killing at least two people and injuring several others. the force of the blast knocked garage doors off of their tracks, shattered windows and took siding from houses. >> there are homes that will have to be torp down. there are homes that can beip -- torn down there are homes that be can inhabited in the next day or so but we are examining them. >> reporter: the damage is massive. >> this house is one of the homes that caught fire. people say they felt the blast as far as three miles away. >> reporter: the explosion happened at 11:00. >> watching tv and a loud explosion, things falling off of the walls.
ups. i just did get off the phone with a california highway patrol spokes woman and said there was 100 more crashes reported today than yesterday. we are talking about known hot spots where rain and speed just don't mix. a california highway patrol officer had no choice but to use his patrol car. the roadways so narrow not even a tow truck could make it through. he watched as the driver of the van spun out creating the chain reaction. >> they drive too fast especially around these curves here. any liquid on the pavement you are going to spin out. >> reporter: he watches the traffic all day from the windows of his restaurant. >> i have seen it all, cars flippeover, the helipad in the back. all the time, dry, wet. people are getting flown out of here. >> reporter: a retired san francisco police officer says he sees it, too. >> the chps are never sitting here for more than four minutes because this road makes people crazy. they drive too fast. they don't pay attention to the conditions. >> reporter: the conditions were rainy, foggy and windy einf to bring down part of the tree. a differen
of business. it's happening in menlo park. we have a crew on the way. >>> now, to california's controversial contribution to the fight against climate change. businesses that can't meet the state's new cap on pollution can trade with those that can. the goal is to reduce global warming but the cap and trade program could translate big money to cash strapped california. nannette miranda has more from sacramento. >> reporter: in an e-mail like auction, california took bids for credits for industrial facilities like oil refineries. under the legislation, the credits from the cap and trade program allow businesses to emit a certain amount of greenhouse gases. it starts at $10 per metric ton. new approach aims to stabilize if not reduce the effects of global warming. >> we think today salmon utility al step forward for california and really a beacon of hope for the rest of the nation. >> the number of pollution credits could get more expensive as allowances become scarce. the goal is to have the same level of greenhouse gases at 2020. companies are forced to buy more credits. either way it costs
. >>> well proposition 30 which raises taxes was passed by california voters last tuesday. grace lee shows us tonight, young voters were an important part of that prop 30. >> they sure were. and we're curious about which polls are right and wrong, and before the election, field poll predicted those under the age, it might be up to 28% and that difference may get something to pass. >> billions more will come into schools if prop 30 passes. >> it was close, but in the final weeks leading up to the election, the governor was out front campaigning for proposition 30 seven days aaweek and -- aweek and apparently young voters were listening. it raises a sales tax by a quarter cents and raises taxes on the wealthy. they campaigned online and debated it on social media and lived with the threat of increased tuition and fewer classroom days. >> it is ridiculous. everyone is saying you have to vote. you have to vote on this. >> on our ipads, our computers, so seeing posts telling you to vote is impressionable. >> the issues that young voters care about really spurred them to the polls. >> they know the
that a northern california man who was a navy seal has been killed in afghanistan. kevin evert from alkada died saturday in a mountainous area near the center of the country. military officials say that the seal was based on the east coast. he was in after -- afghanistan while working to support what is called -- >>> a wreath of roses, an american flag and a child's note all line his grave. stephens grew up in piedmont and attended uc hastings law school. >>> record spending on this cyber monday is expect to bring a surge to california. but ken pritchett tell us the state will likely get a lot less than many people had expected. >> if you need a tiki mug, a tiki statute or anything hawaii, talk to lawrence swansberg. his biggest item -- >> christmas hawaii shirts right now. >> we want folks to know that not out of state retailers who are doing business online are required to collect tax. >> so a camera sold on amazon would incur $60 in tax. if you don't pay sales taxes online then you owe a use tax that you must file on your state taxes which few people do. >> i think they need to do it nation
due in court december 16th. david stevenson, ktvu. >>> we learned today that a northern california man who was a navy seal has been killed in afghanistan. kevin evert from alkada died saturday in a mountainous area near the center of the country. military officials say that the seal was based on the east coast. he was in after -- afghanistan while working to support what is called -- >>> a wreath of roses, an american flag and a child's note all line his grave. stephens grew up in piedmont and attended uc hastings law school. >>> record spending on this cyber monday is expect to bring a surge to california. but ken pritchett tell us the state will likely get a lot less than many people had expected. >> if you need a tiki mug, a tiki statute or anything hawaii, talk to lawrence swansberg. his biggest item -- >> christmas hawaii shirts right now. >> we want folks to know that not out of state retailers who are doing business online are required to collect tax. >> so a camera sold on amazon would incur $60 in tax. if you don't pay sales taxes online then you owe a use tax that you must f
tomorrow morning. >>> and as we told you before, power ball is expected to come to california. power ball tickets will be available in california starting april 8thover next year. - - april 8th of next year. >>> we'll give you a detailed look at the storm's path and how much rain it will bring. >> the stadium is covered tonight because of the rain. we're going to take you inside and show you some of the latest preparations for tomorrow's game. >> and this woman's crusade. >> the run is in honor of my friend. >>> the rain likely won't keep fans from heading to the pac12 championship game at stanford tomorrow night. maureen naylor is live now at the farm to tell us about the extra precautions being taken tonight to protect the surf, maureen. >> reporter: this is a first for the stanford stadium, behind me they have wrapped the scoreboard in pac12 logos. inside the yard is wrapped as well. >> reporter: it is covered with tarp and weighed down with sandbags. >> it's pretty wet right now already. >> reporter: he has a hard time sleeping when it rains before a big game. he's watching the weath
may find out if same sex couples here in california will once again be able to get married legally. ktvu alison burns in our washington, d.c. newsroom to tell us what is at stake at the u.s. supreme court. >> reporter: some people are calling this one of the most significant issues ever before the court. can the government prohibit people from getting married? the justices will meet behind closed doors today to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. same sex marriage supporters many of them are hoping court will let a lower court decision stand that overturned prop 8. san francisco city attorney dennis tells us if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff on hand to perform marriages because there could be crowds. and number two from public safety per speck tiff. >> the justices will also announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the governments
court may announce if it will review the challenge to california proposition 8 which bans same sex marriage. i'm going to take you live outside -- this san earlier shot of the supreme court building. coming up we will try to go out there live. options before the high court and how the city of san francisco is preparing for the court's decision. >> this is major. >>> time now 6:07. the weather is major. our commute. and tara you are watching the bay bridge too. >> that is right. the lights are out on the span. we don't know what caused it. obviously storm related. if we take a live look you can see that the only thing you can see are headlights and taillights across the span. we also have a high wind advisory in effect. looks like it's a pretty slow going. definitely give yourself extra time this morning if you need to get across the bridge. up next we will take a look at highway 24 lafayette. this is near 680 traffic getting a little bit heavy there westbound. we also have a lot of standing water on 680 right near this location. be careful of that. highway 4 through bay point you c
it there are big hurdles to overcome. >> thank you. >>> it is making headlines around the country. california democrats now have a super majority in the state legislature. cbs 5 reports on how that has some worried. >> there is a buzz right now that not unlike 6th graders home alone on a friday night we are going to raise every tax and burn down the house. >> reporter: the state senator was saying that is not the case. but democrats can pass bills and a mend the constitution without a single republican vote. >> now we have addition and subtraction on the table and less dysfunction. >> it is tough to maintain it when there are differences between the democrats some, from the central valley and some from the coast. >> you have to really be clevor and fairly gold blooded. >> reporter: former house speaker, williey brown has advice. find your own minimajorrity. >> dope stay within the party -- majority. don't stay within the public. go find the five republicans that were mistreated when they were in charge and now they can gain favor. the chairman says conserve conservative leaders will be spec
. the last time california had a super majority was back in tphaep33 and that time it was the republicans in power. the new legislators will be sworn in on december 1st. >>> berkeley's measure is still counted tonight. now t shows that it is losing. 5 days after the election measure s trailed by about 1400 votes. it would outlaw people sitting on the lawn during business hours. measure t, allowing taller buildings in berkeley is losing by 400 votes. a dramatic rescue. 20-year-old woman, 1-year-old boy and two dogs were pulled from a burning duplex at 10:00 last night. the investigators say the fire started in an outside garbage can it started outside of the house. >>> tonight, an indianapolis neighborhood is a rueip. five homes destroyed and -- ruin. five homes destroyed and dozens damaged from a huge explosion that killed two people. it was felt three miles away and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people. it could take weeks to determine the cause. the two people who died are believed to be a 2nd grade teacher and her husband. >>> several blocks of rodeo drive in beverly hills were
the bay area. >> from california, here's the saratoga marching band and color guard. students from every continent on the globe is represented in the band. they played the "2012 american overture." >> i watched it this morning. they were spectacular. the saratoga marching band and color guard was 1 of 11 bands nationwide chosen to participate in this parade. >>> still ahead at 11:00, strategy turned into a valuable lesson. friends of a young woman speak out. >>> and a massive pileup in texas. we'll tell you what sparked the crash involving more than 150 vehicles. >>> and it's a choice that has niners fans taking sides. smith or cap nick. >>> we are tracking a cold night tonight for black friday shoppers. temperatures are plummeting in the north bay with low 40s. we'll tell you who could hit 30s. no travel delays due to weather if you're picking somebody up from the airports it looks good. we'll tell you about the travel trouble spots on the roads. >> also, my nieces, cindy and mckenzie in oklahoma. happy holidays and happy thanksgiving. >>> two people are dead and dozens more are spendin
good time to head up, roads are clear. heading i-5 southern california, northern california, oregon all clear and over the grapevine as well in southern california. live look closer to home macarthur maze, light, no problems 80 either direction, 580 or 880 coming into the macarthur maze, no metering lights, quiet at the bay bridge and golden gate bridge, three lanes southbound, two lanes northbound, fog-free there. in milpitas northbound 68 ocalan disoff-ramp light pole cleared out of lanes. -- if you are driving now, here's a look at drive times heading up and over the altamont pass, highway 4 out of antioch into concord east shore freeway from the carquinez bridge into the macarthur maze, nice drive. >>> next, toll makers will soon be a thing of the past at the golden gate bridge. what you need to know. >>> u.s. postal service is about to join the internet age. national experiment begins in the bay area next month. >>> welcome back. mike is getting your forecast together so you can get out and shop. >> you may need a heavy coat this morning maybe shortsleeves later this afternoon. bea
oakland haaziq madyun kron4news >> the fate of same-sex marriage in california -- could be decided soon. the supreme court just hours away from deciding on whether or not to get involved. tonight kron-4 is exploring the possible outcomes -- at 5-30. >>catherine: but first, it's a power-lunch at the white house. president obama - meeting with his former rival mitt romney. >> and --- 49-ers quarterback alex smith -- talking for the first time about being benched. you don't want to miss what smith had to say about colin kaepernick taking his job because of an injury. the news continues next. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> meeting with his former rival mitt romney. mitt romney had lunch today with the man who defeated him in the presidential race. it was a private meeting - but the white house released this photo. very few details were released - but we're told that the president and romney talked about a
outages. >> today we may find out if same sex couples in california will be able to get married legally. allison burns is in the washington dc newsroom to tell us what's at stake at the court. >> reporter: we have a crew at the court now, same sex couples in california and across the country are eggerly awaiting any news today from the justices, they are going to go behind closed doors to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws, including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. supporters are hoping the court will let a allower court decision stand that overturned proposition eight. the city attorney of san francisco said if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff ono hand, to preform them. >> reporter: the justices are also going to announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any
. it is tax hikes on every household. today california leaders said the voters have spoken, but it is not clear if lawmakers can return to washington and work together. congresswoman nancy pelosi spent the day mixing and mingling at the presidio. but fixing the country's finances was on her mind. >> we have a deficit we have to deal with. we have to do it with growth and the creation of jobs. we have to do it with cuts. we all know that, but we have t.o. do it with revenue. >> reporter: she will be returning to capitol hill pushing a deal backed by barack obama. that will include tax hikes on wealthier households. republicans who still control the u.s. house of representatives have started to dig in. >> raising tax rates will slow down our ability to crow 80 the jobs everybody wants. >> reporter: what are the consequences if law i can makers cannot make a deal. >> the fiscal clip is very bad if it happens. it means we could have a huge recession next year. >> reporter: if scheduled budget cuts are imposed an estimated 400 government jobs could be slashed and about 400,000 j
drunk drivers out there on california roads. fichlt it's becoming a bigger problem than it ever had been before. >> it's been suspected for awhile but never quantified just for california until now. new office of traffic safety survey of nip city during friday and saturday night recently concluded more californians are driving unthe influence of drugs than alcoho alcohol. more than double at 14 percent. >> nearly half had marijuana. that was the drug. sometimes it was marijuana plus other drugs or marijuana plus alcoho alcohol. >>reporter: beside illegal drugs the study also found people had prescription and over the counter drugs which can impair driving. the sleep aid linked to some hige accident, ambien. >> he hit it twice pursuing him right now. >>reporter: lo level of the drug found in the bloodstream of former u.s. commerce secretary after string of collision ins southern california this summer. few week later kerry kennedy daughter of robert f crashed north of new york city with generic forum byen in her bloo blood. the report conclusion that drug driving probably happens
in northern california over next few days, donating eight tons of turkeys. >> second harvest food bank also needs turkeys so local pantries can provide traditional meals this, year's goal is 12,000. second harvest still needs almost 6,000 and they can be dropped off at food banks in and second harvest extended hours to make donating easier. we have times listed on our web site under see it on tv. while you're there, you'll find information on our share your holiday food drive. coming up on december 12th abc 7 news team will be broadcasting live from around the bay area tooking -- taking your donations from local food banks. >> business news now. fcc putting pressure on google and is kodak getting out of bankruptcy? after the b!mx cj% ftc turning up heat on google. bloomberg news learned ftc demanding google resolve an antitrust case against it within days or face a lawsuit. you might recall ftc has been a year and a half over whether the company uses dominance in the internet search to hurt competition two. sources tell us google has been talks for a couple weeks but not proposed any prem r
conditions and the rain pushing into northern california. the tail and is pushing slowly over the west coast. we will see rainfall for tomorrow. the futurecast pinpointing showers and north of the golden gate in early tomorrow. spotty shower activity as we go towards 9:00 p.m. that is where the bulk of the shower activity will remain. there is a slight chance that there could be showers near the san mateo coast we will see more least mostly dry conditions with the span of rainfall by 9:00 and moving into the north bay by 11:00. and even overnight on tuesday. we will time it out on futurecast and look at your thanksgiving forecast, coming up. >> believe it or not we are seeing that people are already lining up for black friday. we will go live and also, this rally in san francisco as the demand releasing this man who is facing deportation. >> if you own a dog you have two different choices, a kennel or you have to ask your friends and family however, there is a great internet startup coming up in my next report. >> people are still already trying to take advantage. of black friday deals, kron
in california after state lawmakers agreed to give them a one year reprieve from collecting sales tax if they agreed to build in the state. >> lots of people buying their christmas trees this weekend. what types are expected to be the most popular. >> and cigarette smokers being asked to recycle. what a company wants to do with them. >> and a weather will highlight your saturday afternoon. a look at your day planner coming up. six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso.
at a california airport. >>> plus, the mayan calendar predicts the world is coming to an end next month. or does it? why doomsday could be just the beginning. >>> the rain intensifying right now. a live shot from san rafael. you can see the rain is coming down hard. residents there getting soaked. jeff raineri rejoins in five minutes with an update on what's ahead for this weekend. you can follow us on twitter. just search for nbc bay area. we'll be tweeting traffic troubles and weather updates tomorrow morning. >>> authorities are searching for an 11-year-old girl, who phoenix police say she was taken out of the hospital with a catheter in her heart. the person who took her? police say it's her mother. these surveillance pictures were taken last night, when the young girl was walked out of the phoenix children's hospital. her parents brought her there to be treated for leukemia. during her treatment, a chest catheter was placed in her heart. the little girl's arm was amputated due to infections. for unknown reasons, police say her mother removed the i.v., changed her daughter's clothes and walk
mother of two, this message was drawn in chalk on her driveway. >> ama: california senator dianne feinstein, the head of the senate intelligence committee, says she was unaware of the news about the scandal involving petraeus until he announced his resignation it today she said she learned about the matter from the media last week. >> i had not been told there was an affair. what i'd been told is that there was somebody else that he was -- he knew and was close to, and that mrs. broadwell sent these threatening e-mails to her, and she was frightened, and she went to the fbi. >> ama: feinstein says she has now been briefed by the fbi but want knows why the bureau didn't notify her sooner because of national security implications. >>> police are still looking for man they say tried to run down an officer with a car this afternoon. officers had suspected the man of breaking into cars in the bay view district. after apparently trying to one he officer down, he got out of the car and it appears he ran into a construction site at third street. police brought in a dog to look for him and
says products are still being made and shipped for now. the company employs 1800 workers in california. hostess filed for bankruptcy in january. >>> president obama inviting business and labor leaders to the white house this week or talks on the so-called fiscal cliff. nancy pelosi in san francisco for a veterans day event yesterday is returning to capitol hill to push a deal backed by the president to avoid that fiscal cliff with tax hikes on wealthier households, republicans have already started digging in. >> it will slow down our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> we have a deficit we have to deal with. we have to do it with growth, creation of job, cuts, we all know that. also with revenue. >> if a deal with congress is not reached by year's end scheduled budget cuts will be imposed. 400,000 government jobs tied to defense could be slashed. another 400,000 other jobs would be he ed. taxes will go up on everyone -- will be eliminated. tax will go up on everyone. >>> congress is demanding answers on the investigation of david petraeus who quit after admittin
of the california highway patrol. the cell phone law has been on the books since 2008, and the no texting law since 2009, but in some parts of the bay, it's completely ignored. >> your driver's license and registration and insurance. you're being stopped for the hands-free law. >> aparticipantly the driver had an emergency in his mind. >> okay. what kind of emergency was it? . >> well, i have -- i have a restaurant, and i have a gigantic week. >> let's have a chat with him. >> how are you doing. >> i'm good. >> not good day. >> where are you from. >> i'm with channel 4. >> channel 4. >> yes, sir. i do a semth called people behaving badly. >> yeah. bleep bleep bleep. how's that? bleep. they put me on tv for a ticket. >> when i asked him his name, he told me it was. >> elmer fudd. >> well, elmer wasn't the only one caught. this lady was so engrossed in her phone, she never saw me walk up to her window. >> roll your window down. why are you on your cell phone? every day i see people on their phones like there was never a law passed. >> why are you on your phone. >> i'm not. >> you were. >> i picked it
of the concussion center at california pacific medical center in san francisco. he says recent studies have shown children are actually at an elevated risk for brain damage. >> if they suffer another head injury before they have had a chance to recover from the initial head injury, the response to that can be more serious than when we see that with adults. >> the condition is known as second impact syndrome. children's brains are especially vulnerable when they are still healing. a second trauma during that window can interrupt that process. >> if there is interruption in that fragile state it can cause disruption in blood brain barrier and subsequent brain swelling. >> and even death. he says it can take several weeks or longer to confirm an injury has healed. during that time he advises patients to avoid taxing physical activity. a recent california law advises young players to get a doctor's clearance before returning to the field. griffin's father believes the new rules have sparked a change in culture on the practice field as well. >> because the coaches, ease especially these coaches in pop
charged with driving under the influence. back live now, california's maximum enforcement period continues until 11:59 on sunday evening. for now, that is the very latest here in the east bay. pam? >> all right, charles, thanks for that. again, charles clifford checking in for us. traffic seeming to move right along. >> all right. we're tracking traffic as well here. check out the speeds on the map. you can see where charles was on the bay bridge. there are slow eastbound speeds. look at a closer look. speeds of 0 to 25 miles per hour heading eastbound on the bay bridge. the problem starts here on 101, an accident near fifth street you can here heading to marin into san francisco can be a little bit problematic as speeds are slow there. 880, 580 in the east bay look good and continue to track the traffic this thanksgiving to and from their destinations. >> and tonight, we showed you the plaza. where are we starting? fast track moving good with no problems. golden gate bridge, traffic moving well northbound and southbound no back-up for those heading over for their thanksgiving dinner. the
time ever california bike race will start in southern california. they invailed the 12 host cities. it begins sunday, may 12th. traveling huh santa barbara and into the bay area. the final leg from san francisco so santa rosa may 19th. final crews line z has apologized to passenger who were told they would not be allowed to dress in drag. perjuriers said they were surprised to get an e-mail that guest would not be aloud to depress drag during performances or any public areas. after you believe up roar refound carnival reversed policies. >>> and one of the price la a that will likely leave someone playing a happy tune. and our meteorologist is taking another look at the first of three storms expected to roll in. she'll have the time line. >>> and if you're on the go or away from your tv you can still watch live on your computer, smart phone or tablet. get the (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don
stores, bel air markets and nob hill foods in california and nevada. stay with abc7 morning news coming up amy hollyfield will buy the latest. >>> police in union city investigating the death of a money whose body was found in a trash bin a woman discovered the -- the injured man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning she called authorities who rushed him to a hospital where he died. police are pursuing active leads. >>> san francisco police still looking for a man they say tried to ram an officer with a car police attempted to stop the man yesterday after he was suspected of breaking into a vehicle. he ran into a construct site after getting out of his car police dog joined the search for the man in the building at third street, officers surrounded the building for a short time as well. >>> family in monterey county hopes you can help them fan a missing woman who suffers from alzheimer's. -- them find a miss woman who suffers from alzheimer's disease she was last seen 2:45 thursday afternoon he is 5'6, weighs 220 pounds. police say she was last seen driving a white 20 lexus gs.
its doors at 9:00 p.m. thanksgiving night. one california employee says enough. cbs 5 reporter kid on her nationwide campaign to put the holiday back in thanksgiving. kit. >> well, ken, the woman's name is casey st. claire. she's a part-time employee here at target and she is standing up for thanksgiving and calling out her own employer. she has started an online petition to try to get target to shut its doors on thanksgiving. so far it's got more than 2 hun thousand signatures. . >> when i first started, i think the first black friday i worked, target opened at 5:00 a.m. on friday so that was actually a black friday. so then it went to 4:00 a.m., then it went to mid nieshths and now it's black thursday because you're opening on thanksgiving day. i want to keep thanksgiving as a day where the stores are close and had everyone gets to spend the time with their family. i'm not looking to get fired even though i know in the back of my head that's something that could happen. >> and this is target's latest commercial that says black friday actually starts on thursday at 9:00 p.m. so it
>> we think this is a step forward for california and a hope for the rest of the nation. >> the number of credits democrat minutish and could get more expensive as allowances become scarce. the goal to have same levels of gases bym'9zk 2020 then we dd in 1990. companies, either way that, costs money.vmóf >> this is going to be passed down through to consumers.. >> california air resources board estimates when the oil industry is phased infgrñ, gas prices will go up by 18 cents a gallon. one study found price woz up go up $5 to $11 per month for consumers. food processors say they'll have to pass on the increased costs. >> or they can leave the state. >> it means job loss. >> environmentalists point out the goal to clean up the air. no matter the cost. >> would r.we think it's a design to promote innovation. not going to result in skyrocketing costs. >> a lawsuit aimed to stop the state from making money from the auction. the legislative analyst office today warned the billion dollars the state is expecting from the program is a little too optimistic in sacramento, abc
only symbolic. west land hallmark meat is bankrupt and shut down. >> california high speed rail project will continue as scheduled. june turned down an attempt by farmers to stop the project in the central valley. that's where the first segment is scheduled to break ground next summer. however capitol correspondent annette explains the legal fight here is still far from over. >>reporter: future of california controversial 800 mile, 68 billion dollar high speed rail project hinges on the outcome of lawsuit filed by farmer water district and other opposing interests in the central valley. that's where the first segment is scheduled to brick ground next summer. >> they are not following their own guidelines and doing this project. they are to use existing corridor. they are not. supposed to minimace impact to farm land they are not. they are to listen to the people they did not. >>reporter: plaintiffs are asking for 6 month preliminary injunction essentially halting the work so they can proof california failed to conduct thorough variabilityal reviews. if they had they say
pulled a gun on him in oakland, california. >> on this night too short told the crowd 39-year-old williams has high on drugs. >> i'll tell you right now, [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: fans who paid as much as $100 to see williams feel like the joke was on them. >> to go out there and to be blatantly be disrespected to your face and i could understand whyesh -- why everybody wants their money back. >> we could not reach his promoter to find out if they plan to offer any refunds for the performance. >>> in oakland, a shooting in the city's lower diamond district left a 27-year-old man dead. officers found the man suffering from several gunshot wounds on plightner avenue around school street near 1:00 a.m. he was pronounced dead at the scene. there is no word on arrest or possible motive. this is oakland's 109th homicide of the year. there were 102 this time last year. >>> also in oakland, police are looking for a drunk driver who sent two people to the hospital in a hit-and-run this afternoon. a woman was putting items in the trunk of her car when she was struck on 105th avenue.
. >>> federal agents open an investigation at major california prison. what some health workers there are accused of doing. >>> cloudy, sprinkles maybe for the morning commute, looks like a dry pattern at last 24 hours. stray showers north bay the rest of us a lot of rain on the way tuesday and wednesday. i'll give you the details. now more news. >>> 5:15. new this morning, a television crew shooting an episode of a fishing show in the gulf of mexico captured video of friday's offshore oil rig explosion as it happened. in the distance you will see the fireball that occurred 20 miles off grand isle, louisiana killed one worker, dissipated quickly, large plume of smoke, 11 injured, including four who suffered major burns. >>> state and federal authorities conducting separate investigations into possible corruption at a sole dad prison. investigators are looking into allegations of payroll fraud and accusations that some prison nurses diverted drugs that were supposed to be used to treat inmates. last accused of falsifying medical records to cover-up crimes dating back to 2009. the
with cancer may have a hard time just being kids but northern california there is a place where they can let loose. we'll take you inside camp l sky and how you can help. >> also a tour of turkey country y.not everyone is happy country y.not everyone is happy to see a gang of turkey get 36 months interest-free financing through thanksgiving weekend at sleep train, and save $400, $500, up to $600 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get 3 years interest-free financing on serta icomfort and tempur-pedic. plus, free same day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. when brands compete, you save. but mattress price wars ends sunday, thanksgiving weekend, at sleep train. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it m
cooling by sunday. big changes next week, the complete forecast coming up in just a bit >> california highway patrol out in force this thanksgiving holiday, trying to crack down on drunk driving. kron 4's charles clifford has details on that. >> reporter: from 6:00 p.m. to 11:50 p.m. , california highway patrol in what they call a maximum enforcement period. on thanksgiving day, the highway patrol released some statistics on its first day of that enforcement effort. so far, the highway patrol said statewide, eight people have been killed in fatal collisions, chp said 262 people have been arrested for driving under the influence. last year. there were three fatalities and 267 drivers were charged with dui. here in the bay area, no fatal accidents and 50dui arrests. now, once again, the maximum enforcement period lasts until 11:59 p.m. on sunday evening. in east bay, charles clifford, kron 4 news. >>> now to a story you will only see on kron4. a family in vallejo looking for the driver they say killed their grandmother. last friday, the elderly woman was walking home from the store a fe
formally legalized. california's voter approve ban on gay marriage and if the high court refuses to hear proposition 8 would stand and become legal in california. san francisco city leaders say if it happens, they would need at least 24 hours to prepare for a flood of marriage license requests. >>> cat williams is in trouble with the law again and just weeks ago he was arrested in oakland on suspicion of a salt. coming up, why he may face new charges in sacramento. >>> and any are not -- and they are not sure whether they can shoot birds to keep them from planes. if shooting blank fail to scare them away, permanent employees may be allowed to use bird shot. they deferred that proposal to be talked about later. >>> there is a sky show on the way right now the final lunar eclipse of the year. and even if our cloudy rainy skies are there, you will be unlikely to notice the stage -- unlikely to notice the stage of theee lips and that will happen at -- eclipse than will happen at 6:00 this morning. >> let's check in with tara. not too bad for a morning commute. >>> that is right, not bad at a
the unconstitutional ruling will stand and same sex will once again be legal in california. san francisco city officials are asking the court for 24 hours notice if the ban on same sex is lifted. if the supreme court agrees to hear the case, the ban on same sex would remain in place until a final ruling. >>> back to our series of storms. drenched and drowned. this is a live picture of a san jose neighborhood soaked by heavy rain and now they are racing to get ready for an even bigger storm around the quarry. >>> after the weather we are dealing with now, the ground is saturated. in a six-however period earlier today we picked up close to two inches of rainfall. that includes loss ail toes and the peninsula. the current problem as temperatures cool off, plenty of fog rolling in to the hills. we will track the storm and have the full time line coming up. >>> armed and dangerous. ahead new video of a jewelry heist in the south bay. police want you to the take a look at it. >>> plus, they are going to other communities, to livermore, walnut creek. >> one east bay city fighting to keep customers in
northwest. it was the parts of northern california. it started to break apart we could see moisture around santa rosa and the locations north of that. a lot of clout cover associated with that we could see rain jobs as well. sunshine mild conditions pretty much everywhere else. futurecast 4 predicts by 12:00 blue on your screen indicates everyone in the '50s. we will squeeze out some 60s in the afternoon highs. better tonight interest dropped back down to the 50's and 40's. >> here's a look at your afternoon highs 64 for oakland. 63 in hayward. livermore climbing to 65. upper 50s in daly city. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows into the rest of the week. it will be dry until potentially thursday. we will start to see more clouds associated with another weather system that could produce light rain. chance of wet weather for saturday. it in creases heavier rain expected as we head into sunday. more details coming up. >> the bay bridge toll plaza looks fine out oakland into the city. san mateo drive 12 minutes from end to end. south bound 101 the golden gate bridge no problems. i
: paragon outlets opened just two weeks ago. it's the first to open in california in the past 11 years. leaders expect it to reach full capacity today. shot earlier in chopper 5, parking lot are full, shoppers in full force really trying to cash in on those big deals. we are told the best time to come to paragon outlet mall is now. there is a little on at this point in time. if you are looking for less traffic or people inside the stores, this is the best time to come because it will get full and again, they are expected to reach full capacity today. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> j.c. penney says thanksgiving is forgiving thanks not standing in line. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington reports. j.c. penney just opened but that's hours after some other stores. >> reporter: that's right. it opened at 5 a.m. many others opened at 6 a.m. so much later than what we have been seeing with many of their competitors. some even opened yesterday thanksgiving day to offer shoppers some deals. the reason is j.c. penney said it didn't want to overlap into thanksgiving and that customers should not have as
. we have a weak system here. you can see them brushing along the northern half of california and weakening the ridge. and temperatures for the afternoon will be slightly cooler and above the seasonal average. nice pleasant afternoon for your sunday. out outdoor. it is a chilly one. upper 30s and 40's. and 45 in novato and around the bay area. and it feels a little better. >> 52 san francisco and in oakland and upper 40s in and around fremont this morning. for the afternoon, expect the temperatures at 69 degrees for santa rosa and in san rafael. upper 60s expected in oaklandle and 65 for san francisco. 67 for concord and into pleasant ton for the afternoon. and livermore, the south bay looking good. 59 san jose. and 57 expected for san mateo. we get into monday, we will continue with the dry conditions. our temperatures will begin to dip in the overnight hours with the clouds increasing by tuesday. temperatures will feel better as we get out the door tuesday morning and into wednesday, the clouds will begin to thick thicken. and then we have rain. they want to bring the storm
of the names is former southern california congresswoman, jane harmon. she is a democrat who was a ranking member of the house intelligence committee. she resigned from her post last year to be head of the woodrow wilson center. >> a woman who mosted comments about the president said she is not a racist. after the election the 22-year- old posted on her facebook page a racial slur and the words, maybe he will get assassinated this term. she delete that message and later said she was stating her opinion. her employer has fired her. the case has been turned over to the secret service. >>> some are now returning to restore the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> repor
frustration amplified after learning the california highway patrol conducted no investigation after the bus drivers exposed critical problems. >> do you feel the california highway patrol let you, the drivers and the students down? oh, yeah, definitely. they sure did. when you transport special needs children. you let us down big time. >> reporter: the decision to fire you, what does it say about durham in. >> they don't care. they just wanted me out. because i supposedly lied. i didn't lie. you have the proof right there, tony. i want my job back. i want to go back and see my children that i transport every day and that they miss me. they call me miss lorraine. some of them call me mama. mama lorraine.wn >> in the letter to ramirez she said she was fired for violating company policy. ramirez was told if she talks to nbc bay area again she would be fired. for the record she did not talk again until after she was fired. if you have a tip for an investigative unit call 888-996-tips or send an e-mail to the unit at nbc bay area.com. >>> the recent rain and cooler temperatures mean an end to t
said the country could learn from california voters, prop 30 passed hiking sales taxes and raising taxes on people making $250,000 or more. >> our credibility as a governing, a nation that can govern itself is on the chopping block. yes, cuts going forward of certain commitments, that has to be embraced so also is revenue, revenue means taxes. >> reporter: sergio quinn tan that, abc7 news. >>> in a -- few hours free event in oakland will offer help for struggling homeowners banks are participating in a clinic, homeowners can get help with loan moderation -- modifications and other options. the clinic opens 10 this morning at oakland marriott convention center. go to abc7news.com. >>> update on story we brought last week missing historic cross found in the bay area has been resurrected in the mojave desert. the land became federal property in '94 and the cross became the center of a legal dispute cut off at the base and vanished two years ago. last week it was found in san mateo county and the cross was rededicated yesterday. >>> there are still questions surrounding the sudden resi
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